We offer a offer a range of Business Skills courses for business owners, managers and leaders. Our courses range from professional and business development to financial services.
If you would prefer to have access to the tutor, we also offer classroom-based courses (at our venue or yours) or distance learning options. For more information, check the tabs above or click the link to Contact Us
Drug and Alcohol Awareness: £35
This course is intended to provide you with the information you need to understand and spot the signs of drug and alcohol misuse. It covers the legal and social implications for the individual and for your company if you find out an employee is misusing drugs. This course discusses the law, different types of drugs, and policies that can be put in place to protect yourself, your business and your employees.
Cyber Security: £35
Employees, managers and directors should all have a good understanding of the threat posed by cyber-attacks and the importance of guarding against data breaches. This short course will explain why cyber attacks and data breaches happen and provide practical advice on how to set up effective defences.
Facebook for Business: £90
Facebook is the world's largest social network. With over a billion users it's very likely that a proportion of your target customer audience will have a Facebook account. This course will look in detail at the use of Facebook as part of your marketing activity.
Linked in for Business: £90
LinkedIn is a very valuable tool to find the key decision makers within certain companies. It's used for finding the best point of contact, gaining familiarity with their background before a call or sales pitch and a lot more. Find out how it can be used to enhance your business.
Introduction to GDPR: £35
This course covers the basics of what constitutes a negotiation, the key stages of a negotiation, skills you can apply to your negotiations and some practical advice so you can bring all of this together and become a more effective negotiator.
Sales Skills: £35
The course starts with the basic rules for sales people. It covers cold calling, how to deal with gatekeepers and takes you through a typical face-to-face meeting. It then discusses how you can sell by stressing the results prospects can expect if they buy, and how best to play to their emotions. It then finishes off by covering negotiations and how to avoid them and includes some methods for closing a sale.
Search Engine Optimisation for Business: £149
This course focuses on the anchor point of your digital marketing strategy which is your website or micro-site. Here we'll explore search engine optimisation 'SEO' and how you can use this to drive traffic to your website.
Social Media for Business: £149
All about how to get the best out of social media in a business. Looking at business strategy, business development and the practicalities of employing people and agencies to support your social media activity.
Twitter for Business: £90
Twitter is a social media platform that is used by a wide range of people, from celebrities, who use it to communicate with their fans to companies and brands who can use it to engage their customers and attract new ones. This courses will look in detail at the use of Twitter as part of your marketing activity.